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Amnesty International – Turkey has begun a twitter campaign today aimed at halting Korean shipments of teargas to Turkey. The campaign was sparked by new information of the imminent shipment of teargas scheduled this month. Amnesty has issued an urgent … Continue reading
Serhat Savaş,17 dies 7 months after being hit by tear gas canister fired by police at Kobane protests, Istanbul 2014 https://t.co/LWwl1zRgEk — Andrew Gardner (@andrewegardner) April 10, 2015 A tragic turn in a tragic story today, as news sources reported … Continue reading
Yesterday, Amnesty staged demonstrations in Seoul, South Korea and at the South Korean Embassy in Ankara, urging the South Korean government to suspend a proposed shipment of 1.9 million teargas canisters and gas grenades this year.
With South Korea planning to ship 550,000 teargas canisters and grenades to Turkey next month, it is time to act. Please take action today!